WPL 2023: Mumbai Indians bowled out for 127 as Sophie Ecclestone bags 3 wickets

New Delhi: For the first time in the tournament, Mumbai Indians batters crumbled against the UP Warriorz bowling line-up at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. They lost their top five without crossing the three digit mark. Mumbai Indians were bowled out for 127 runs in the 20th over.

Mumbai batting collapse against UPW

Yastika Bhatia was the first batter to walk back to the pavilion after Hayley Mathews smashed back-to-back sixes in 3rd over. After that Sciver-Brunt and Hayley Mathews fell prey to Ecclestone.

A successful DRS but a dismissal on the next ball!#TATAWPL | #UPWvMI

WATCH Harmanpreet Kaur’s rollercoaster moment https://t.co/aLyUM0EsUw pic.twitter.com/WQPpT02hN8

— Women’s Premier League (WPL) (@wplt20) March 18, 2023

Sophie Ecclestone bags 3 wickets

Mumbai Indian were struggling and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur collapsed against Deepti Sharma. There was no sight of relief for MI as Sophie Ecclestone scalped her third wicket of the day and this time she removed Amanjot Kaur.

Innings Break!

A fine bowling performance from @UPWarriorz restrict #MI to 127 in the first innings.

Will @mipaltan successfully defend this target to continue their winning run

Scorecard https://t.co/6bZ3042C4S #TATAWPL | #MIvUPW pic.twitter.com/TRGVShr1Ce

— Women’s Premier League (WPL) (@wplt20) March 18, 2023

Apart from Ecclestone, Rajeshwari Gaikwad and Deepti Sharma bagged two wickets each and Anjani Sarvani got one wicket.

Earlier in the game, UP Warriorz won the toss and decided to bowl first against Mumbai Indians.

Playing XI

 UPW XI: Alyssa Healy(w/c), Devika Vaidya, Kiran Navgire, Tahlia McGrath, Grace Harris, Deepti Sharma, Parshavi Chopra, Simran Shaikh, Sophie Ecclestone, Anjali Sarvani, Rajeshwari Gayakwad.

MI XI: Hayley Matthews, Yastika Bhatia(w), Nat Sciver-Brunt, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Amelia Kerr, Issy Wong, Humaira Kazi, Dhara Gujjar, Amanjot Kaur, Jintimani Kalita, Saika Ishaque.

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